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Jumping bristletails



Family of wingless insects. Related to the Silverfish. They can use their tails and arching their backs to leap. Two long antenne in front, segmented body and three prong tail. During molting they attach

1 species ID suggestions

rbumrbum 3 years ago
Jumping Bristletail
Pedetontus californicus

1 Comment

rbumrbum 3 years ago

Thank you! I had a picture of one and could not ID it until now!

Portola Valley, California, USA

Lat: 37.36, Long: -122.21

Spotted on Jul 5, 2013
Submitted on Jul 9, 2013

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